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Statistics & Facts

The Connecticut state capital is Hartford.
The population of Newington is approximately 29,931 (2007), 30562 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,264 (2000), 12550 (2010).
The amount of land area in Newington is 34.126 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Newington is 13.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.01 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newington to Washington DC is 303 miles.
The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 8 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newington is positioned 41.68 degrees north of the equator and 72.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Newington elevation is 98 feet above sea level.
Newington per capita income is $ 26,881 (2000).
Newington median income is $ 68,754 (2007).
The Newington median home price is $ 245,539 (2007).


in north-central Conneccticut about 3.8 miles from New Britain. Other nearby communities include Wethersfield, West Hartford, Kensington and Rocky Hill.
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History & History Related Items

Newington was first known by several different names, including Pipestave Swamp, Cow Plain and West Farms. Each name reflected an industry in the area or uses for the area. By 1721, enough farmers lived in the area for the General Assembly to grant the name of Newington to them. The name meant new town in the meadow. It was part of the Town of Wethersfield until 1871. Local residents wanted more sayso in their expenses and improvements and applied to the General Assembly for incorporation. Their petition was granted and approved in 1871.
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Newington Waterfall Festival
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Newington City Government

Town of Newington
131 Cedar Street
Newington, CT 06111
Phone: 860-665-8500

Newington Chamber

Newington Chamber of Commerce

Newington Organizations

Newington Chamber of Commerce

Newington Schools

Newington Public Schools
131 Cedar Street
Newington, CT 06111 Newington


The population of Newington was:
1990 - 29,208
2000 - 29,306
2007 - 29,931

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 11,609
2000 - 12,264

Median age:
2000 - 41.9 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 57,118
2007 - $ 68,754

Median house value:
2000 - $ 141,600
2007 - $ 245,539

Per Capita income:
2000 -$ 26,881

Newington is located in the Eastern time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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